Orlando Accident & Injury Blog
A bus accident that took place early in October on Interstate 4 resulted in the injury of at least nine individuals. Initial reports regarding the crash came from the Lynx bus service, one of whose fleet vehicles was involved in the accident. The reports from Lynx stated that the crash took place shortly before noon on Tuesday, October 1st. Only one vehicle was reportedly involved in the crash, a fact which likely drastically reduced the number of injuries which were sustained.
On Monday, October 7th, a tragic incident occurred within Brevard County, resulting in the death of one individual and the injury of another. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident began close to noon when the tire on a dump truck began to separate from the vehicle as it was being driven down the Pineda Causeway. What exactly happened to cause the tire to begin to loosen from the truck is not clear, but in the following moments it appears that the dump truck collided with a guardrail.
A crash that took place along a stretch of Orange Blossom Trail inside of Orlando resulted in the death of two individuals and the injury of several others. Two vehicles were involved in the rear-end collision, which is believed to have occurred very early in the morning on Friday, October 4th. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol provide us with the most current information we have regarding the incident, although it is believed that the crash remains under investigation.
Anyone living anywhere near the Orlando area is no doubt aware of the massive construction endeavor known as the I-4 Ultimate Project. Begun in 2015, the I-4 Ultimate Project is slated to cost taxpayers $2.3 billion. It is not known when it the completion of the project is expected.
A collision involving a single car that took place in northern Florida on Tuesday, October 1st, resulted in the death of an Apopka woman and the serious injury of another individual. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol indicated that this incident took place along a stretch of I-75 that runs through Columbia County at some point during the afternoon of the Tuesday in question.
Numerous firefighters and first responders rushed to a rest stop in Marion County after a trailer hauling a large load of rubber tires caught fire. At the time of this writing, the reasons behind the blaze are not entirely clear. It is hoped that a full investigation from the Florida Highway Patrol will offer more by way of answers regarding this strange incident.
It was during the afternoon rush hour on Thursday, September 12th, that officers with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office as well as members of the Orange County Fire Rescue received reports of an accident involving a school bus close to the intersection of Dr. Phillips Boulevard and Conroy Windermere Road. According to the current reports regarding the situation, the incident was in fact a collision, and as well as the school bus it involved an SUV. It is not believed that any other vehicles were involved in the crash.
Police working within Orlando released an update to an ongoing story during the middle of September indicating that they had reason to believe they were on the trail of an individual responsible for a hit-and-run accident that resulted in the death of an elderly man. The accident itself took place on the 4th of September, close to 9:00 at night. At this time, an 84-year-old individual was walking along East Michigan Street at Zephyr Road. It is not known if the 84-year-old was on their way to their home, coming from their home, or traveling in between two other places.
The massive $2.3 billion revamp of a 21-mile stretch of Interstate 4 came to a screeching halt this past weekend when a fatal construction accident claimed the life of yet another SGL worker – the fifth person to die since the project began back in 2015.
A crash that resulted in at least one fatality in Apopka remains under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol. At the time of this writing, several reports have emerged regarding the incident from both news agencies as well as the local and state law enforcement groups that responded to the reports of the accident. What we know is derived from these reports.